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First Year Experience - Hostos Community College

Welcome to Hostos

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Zoom Meeting ID: 871 6289 7361


1:00 p.m.  Welcome to Hostos!

Welcome to all new students. Dr. Daisy Cocco De Filippis, President,  Dr. Charles Drago, Acting Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs & Ms. Johanna Gomez, Dean of Students, will greet and address all students.


1:15 p.m.  Succeed at Hostos: College Life and your Personal Journey

Ms. Tovah Thompson, Psychological Student Counselor, Dr. Diana Cruz, Academic Advisor, and Professors, Dr. Damaris-Lois Lang, Dr. Humberto Ballesteros will lead you into a conversation to help you develop tools for success in college.


1:45 p.m.  Covid-19 Guidelines

Ms. Ursula Sanders, Wellness Specialist, will discuss guidelines for what you need to do for in-person and online classes at Hostos.


2:00 p.m.  Closing the Loop: Understanding your Financial Aid

Ms.Toya Pigford, Financial Aid Advisor & Mr. Eric Rodriguez, Academic Advisor will offer guidance and insight into your financial aid package.


2:30 p.m. Studying Remotely and Borrowing Equipment

Ms. Rosemary Batista, CLIP Coordinator, will walk you through the process of borrowing computers and other equipment.


2:45 p.m.  Closing and Q & A